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HRG competing in the London Motor Club Coventry Cup Trial, Knatts Hill, Kent, 1938

HRG competing in the London Motor Club Coventry Cup Trial, Knatts Hill, Kent, 1938



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HRG competing in the London Motor Club Coventry Cup Trial, Knatts Hill, Kent, 1938

HRG 1496 cc. Vehicle Reg. No. BUE743. Event Entry No: 32. Place: Knatts Hill, Kent. NW London MC Coventry Cup Trial. Date: 12.2.38

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Climbing Coventry Cup Trial Kent Knatts Hill North West London Motor Club Off Road Rally Rally Driver Rallying Trial Uphill Climb Bill Brunell Brunell Classic Car Metaphor Motor Sport Vintage Car Wj Brunell


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Capturing the Thrill of Speed - HRG Conquering Knatts Hill in the Coventry Cup Trial, 1938

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. In this photo print, we witness a defining moment in British motor racing history. The year is 1938, and amidst the picturesque countryside of Kent's Knatts Hill, HRG (Heritage Racing Group) competes fiercely in the renowned London Motor Club Coventry Cup Trial. Behind the wheel of their powerful 1496 cc vintage car with registration number BUE743, driver WJ Brunell fearlessly takes on an uphill climb that tests both man and machine. The image exudes a sense of nostalgia as it transports us back to a bygone era when motoring was not just about transportation but also a thrilling sport. With its classic lines and timeless elegance, HRG's vehicle symbolizes the epitome of automotive craftsmanship during this period. As Brunell skillfully maneuvers through rugged terrain and overcomes challenging obstacles along the way, his determination becomes a metaphor for human resilience against nature's forces. This snapshot captures not only his passion for rallying but also showcases Britain's love affair with motorsport. Preserved by Heritage Images from their extensive collection at the National Motor Museum, this photograph serves as a testament to our rich automotive heritage. It allows us to appreciate how far we have come while honoring those who paved the way for modern-day motor enthusiasts.

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